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Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
Who invented the telescope ?
  1. Michaelangelo
  2. Jesus
  3. More
  4. Galileo
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
Renaissance means
  1. Redo
  2. Rebirth
  3. Reboot
  4. Replay
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
A Renaissance man is
  1. someone who is loyal
  2. someone of many talents
  3. someone with money
  4. a rich italian
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
Where did the Renaissance start?
  1. Rome
  2. Italy
  3. Kansas
  4. Greece
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
What was a characteristic of the Renaissance in Europe?
  1. Increased power of the Catholic Church
  2. The study of classical literature from Asia
  3. Emphasizing the importance of human potential and achievements
  4. The importance of educating women to become leaders
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
One way Martin Luther, John Calvin, and Henry VIII were similar is that they all were
  1. Latin American revolutionary leaders
  2. European kings
  3. Renaissance painters
  4. Reformation leaders
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
Humanism was inspired by interest in
  1. Greek Culture
  2. Mesopotamian culture
  3. Chinese culture
  4. African Culture
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
Who called for the translation of the bible?
  1. Erasmus
  2. Sistene
  3. David
  4. Pieta
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
Before the Protestant Reformation, the Catholic Church in Western Europe was criticized for
  1. sponsoring explorations to the Middle East
  2. allowing the Bible to be printed in many different languages
  3. being corrupt and priests not following church rules
  4. spending too much money on the education of Catholic priests and monks
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
The Renaissance made writing about secular topics more common. Secular means that
  1. the topic is not religious
  2. the topic is religious
  3. the writer is a poet
  4. the subject is about art
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
As a result of Henry VIII's break with the Catholic Church, he formed the Protestant faith called
  1. Lutheranism
  2. Calvinism
  3. Anglicanism (Church of England)
  4. Henryism
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
What role did the Renaissance play in the development of the Protestant Reformation?
  1. It led to the development of a larger and more powerful Catholic Church.
  2. It encouraged people in the Church to be more spiritual.
  3. It did not play a role in religion at all.
  4. New ideas in art, literature and science led people to question other aspects of life.
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
Humanists during the Renaissance focused on "Classicism", so they studied
  1. the Bible and the message of the Catholic Church
  2. trade patterns between the Islamic and Byzantine Empires
  3. the cultural achievements of the Greeks and Romans
  4. the role of the middle class, especially bankers and merchants
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
"The sellers of indulgences are selling false salvation. Only through God's mercy can people be saved." This quotation most likely came from which of the following sources?
  1. Martin Luther's Ninety Five Theses
  2. William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
  3. Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince
  4. Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
Martin Luther was disgusted with the Roman Catholic Church because he
  1. disagreed with the sale of indulgences
  2. blamed the Church for not curing people who had the Black Death plague
  3. believed that kings should have more power to appoint clergy
  4. thought the Church lacked structure
Grade 9 Renaissance and Reformation
One similarity between Martin Luther and Henry VIII is that
  1. they were writers who used the vernacular to express humanist ideas
  2. they protested against the ideas of the Enlightenment
  3. they were important Renaissance artists
  4. they challenged the teachings of the Catholic Church
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